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How Does Kaletra Work

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My therapy (Kaletra & Combivir) is working very well

Just wanted to drop you a line saying that my therapy is working very well. I've been diagnosed hiv+ one year ago. I'm taking Kaletra and Combivir since five months. All side effects (which really weren't that serious - some weak diarrheas, a weak...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Thank you for your post-- know that your words are of tremendous value to the many readers who are afraid of side effects, affraid to start medications. Let us all know who you do every few months-- there will be lots of interest.Good luck for... Read more »


Should Kaletra and combivir be taken at the same time? I wait four hours before taking my Combivir... Read more »

Mono-therapy with Kaletra

I have been reading about doctors putting patients on "mono-therapy" with Kaletra; that is, the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...taken with a small amount of ritonavir, another protease inhibitor. See Fact Sheet 442 for more information on ritonavir. Kaletra® is a combination of lopinavir and ritonavir in the same tablet. In developing countries, Kaletra is sold as... Read more »
Abbott Laboratories

Medication Guide for Kaletra

...adherence to directions for the use of a product are essential to its effectiveness. The text of the new Medication Guide for Kaletra follows. Medication Guide KALETRA ® (kuh-LEE-tra) (lopinavir/ritonavir) Tablets KALETRA ® ... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...another drug to Kaletra, or perhaps changing to a new drug? I've been taking only Kaletra for almost two years, and it's worked: My viral load is undetectable and my CD4 count is 550. I am managing my triglycerides and cholesterol with diet,... Read more »
The Body

Kaletra and Gemfibrozil (Lopid): A Match Not Made in Lipid Heaven

... The 15 people took a single dose of gemfibrozil. For the next two weeks, the 15 people took a regular twice-daily dose of Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) When the two weeks were up, the 15 people took another dose of gemfibrozil. In all 15... Read more »
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Combivir & Kaletra

Posted by movingon
...effects, some dont. My intention here is to reach out to anyone who has tried or is currenlty trying the regimen of Combivir & Kaletra - how does it work for you ? I know combivir contains the dreaded AZT, but i have read accounts of people... Read more »

Need To VENT...

Posted by sweetpea9919, 1 Reply
...I was put back on them yesterday. The treatment I was on years ago wasn't an option, as I am resistant to those meds. I'm on KALETRA and TRUVADA. It's only been 12 hours and I'm already not happy. Is anyone out there on the same treatment? I've... Read more »


Posted by exitrow, 4 Replies
I recently started taking Sustiva and Truvada after my numbers dropped significantly in October. I was very hesistant and wasn't prepared to enter the next stage, a major step, in this disease. I was fortunate not to encounter many of the horrific... Read more »

In Pain, please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...thing. Well I was scared, and I cried. And cried. I went to the E.R. and got on PEP. For 4 weeks I was on two drugs, Combuvir and Kaletra. I don't know if they worked or not. Three days after I went for a PCR test (spent $400 but now I'm told... Read more »